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  • Diaries and Journals of Literary Womenby Judy Simons

    Palgrave Macmillan 1990; US$ 53.00

    This highly original book investigates the part played by their personal writings in the lives of eight literary women. Can private journals provide information about their authors' public works? Do diaries dramatise the development of an individual literary `voice'? What was the special attraction of the diary form for women, and why has it been so... more...

  • East is Eastby Ayub Khan-Din

    Nick Hern Books 2012; US$ 10.99

    The play that gave birth to the smash-hit film - a wonderful comedy about growing up in multiracial Salford. The six Khan children, entangled in arranged marriages and bell-bottoms, are trying to find their way growing up in 1970s Salford. They are all caught between their Pakistani father's insistence on Asian traditions, their English mother's... more...

  • Postcolonial Witnessingby Stef Craps

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 90.00

    Postcolonial Witnessing argues that the suffering engendered by colonialism needs to be acknowledged more fully, on its own terms, in its own terms, and in relation to traumatic First World histories if trauma theory is to have any hope of redeeming its promise of cross-cultural ethical engagement. more...

  • Otherwise Unchangedby Owen Lowery

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 7.26

    The poems in Owen Lowery's first collection speak in a range of voices, offer glimpses into many lives and many worlds. At the same time, we hear in all of them Lowery's own voice. Incorporating elements from English, Welsh, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese and Italian poetic traditions, he develops form deftly, giving his work a beautiful, risky movement... more...

  • Darkness Inside Outby Rodney Pybus

    Carcanet 2013; US$ 9.45

    In Darkness Inside Out Rodney Pybus takes the reader on a series of excursions within real and imagined, beautiful and barbaric worlds. From Suffolk to Cape Town, from comedy to elegy, Pybus's poems explore the collusions of language and memory, the layerings of time and loss. A sequence set in the new South Africa closes this absorbing collection.... more...

  • Poems of the Past and the Presentby Thomas Hardy

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    Though best remembered as one of the foremost Victorian realists who created classic works of fiction like Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure, Thomas Hardy always considered himself to be more a poet than a novelist at heart. Over time, critics and fans alike have warmed to Hardy's verse, and his influence has been cited by several... more...

  • Briefe bis 1764. Kleine Aufsätze von 1764. Briefe bis 1769. Kleine Aufsätze bis 1769by Johann Georg Hamann; Friedrich Roth

    De Gruyter 1822; US$ 196.00

    Briefe bis 1764. Kleine Aufsätze von 1764. Briefe bis 1769. Kleine Aufsätze bis 1769 more...

  • The Kitchen Sinkby Tom Wells

    Nick Hern Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    An irresistibly funny and tender play about big dreams and small changes. Amid the dreaming, the dramas and the dirty dishes, something has to give. But will it be Kath or the kitchen sink? Things aren't going to plan for one family in Withernsea, Yorkshire. Pieces are falling off Martin's milk float as quickly as he's losing customers and something's... more...

  • Metamorphosesby Ovid

    Indiana University Press 1960; US$ 10.99

    "The Metamorphoses of Ovid offers to the modern world such a key to the literary and religious culture of the ancients that it becomes an important event when at last a good poet comes up with a translation into English verse." ?John Crowe Ransom "... a charming and expert English version, which is right in tone for the Metamorphoses."?Francis... more...

  • Dante?s Inferno, The Indiana Critical Editionby Dante Alighieri; Mark Musa

    Indiana University Press 1995; US$ 18.99

    This new critical edition, including Mark Musa?s classic translation, provides students with a clear, readable verse translation accompanied by ten innovative interpretations of Dante?s masterpiece. more...